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Honorary Professorship Strengthens Ties Between ICAS and Leading University

| March 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

Norman Murray CA, a Past-President of ICAS and Chairman of Cairn Energy PLC has been appointed as an Honorary Professor of Heriot-Watt University. Norman, an alumnus of the University is Chairman of Cairn Energy PLC, a FTSE 100 Company and a non-executive director of Greene King plc and Robert Wiseman Dairies plc. Mr Murray is […]

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The Financial Reporting Review Panel invites comments on revised Operating Procedures

| March 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

The Financial Reporting Review Panel (‘the Panel’) today published amendments to its Operating Procedures (‘Procedures’) for public consultation. There is no change in substance to the manner in which the Panel will conduct its enquiries. The proposed amendments are designed to maintain public confidence in the work of the Panel as an independent regulator, either […]

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APB issues new SIR on Reporting on GAAP Reconciliations

| March 4, 2008 | 0 Comments

The Auditing Practices Board (APB) has issued: – SIR 5000 ‘Investment Reporting Standards applicable to Public Reporting Engagements on financial information reconciliations under the Listing Rules’ – A paper providing feedback on the actions taken by APB in response to comments received on the exposure draft issued in June 2007. SIR 5000 establishes specific Investment […]

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Tax law should be clear and certain

| March 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

A taxpayer has every right to expect the law to be clear and certain. This is definitely not the case under the proposals for changing the laws of residence and domicile. The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) believes that the Government has a golden opportunity to introduce a comprehensive, statutory residence test based on objective […]

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20,000 Forum Posts

| February 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

We have today (18 February) passed the 20,000 post landmark on our forums and that’s no small feat. Huge congratulations to the whole of the community and a thank you to everyone who contributes to our forums. We have many regulars who share information and answer questions on a regular (if not daily) basis and […]

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